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North Fork Slope Stabilization Project

Madera County Office of Emergency Services Partners with SOX Erosion Solutions to Implement Slope Stabilization Project in North Fork NORTH FORK – Madera County Sheriff Tyson Pogue announced the partnership between the Madera County Office of Emergency Services and SOX Erosion Solutions to implement a slope stabilization project in North Fork following the devastating Creek Fire, which burned 379,895 acres ...

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Vaccinations Open to Everyone 16 and Older

MADERA COUNTY – Madera County Department Public Health (MCDPH) is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to everyone 16 and over effective Friday, April 2, 2021. Under this new expansion, anyone age 16 and over who lives or works in Madera County may register for and receive a vaccine. Those eligible may register for a variety of appointment choices next week ...

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Create Your Defensible Space

CAL FIRE reminds us to “Create Your Defensible Space” as fire season approaches.  Madera-Mariposa-Merced- Recent rains were a welcome sight to drought parched California, but the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) firefighters are not letting their guard down. CAL FIRE’s Defensible Space Inspectors (DSI) will be conducting inspections within the State Responsibility Area (SRA) and enforcing the ...

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Community Town Hall Meeting

District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler Will be Holding Another Town Hall Meeting Thursday, April 1st. 2021. NORTH FORK – Supervisor Wheeler’s office has received a number of questions from individuals about Madera Counties transition from purple tier to red tier. Director of Public Health, Sara Bosse, will be the first speaker at tomorrow’s town hall meeting. She will be available ...

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CAL FIRE Grants Available

CAL FIRE Announces Availability of Funding for Projects that Proactively Address Fire Prevention and Forest Health Sacramento – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced the availability of up to $317 million for Forest Health, Fire Prevention, Forest Legacy and Forest Health Research grant projects. CAL FIRE is soliciting applications for projects that prevent catastrophic wildfires, ...

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Madera County In Red Tier

Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is pleased to announce the County of Madera has met criteria set by the State of California to move into the less restrictive Red Tier. MADERA COUNTY – MCDPH Director Sara Bosse says, “After an extended time in the Purple Tier, it is so encouraging to be able to announce expanded activities allowed ...

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2021 Virtual Academic Pentathlon a Success!

MADERA COUNTY – The second virtual Madera County Academic Pentathlon concluded with an online Super Quiz after a full morning of testing on Saturday, March 13.  Rivergold Elementary School was the victor in this year’s 7th grade competition and Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School (MLK) was the champion in the eighth grade competition. This is MLK’s first overall team ...

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Vaccine Appointments Available

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has vaccine appointments available this weekend. To check for eligibility and available times visit http://www.maderacounty.com/covid19vaccine. Related Story: B.1.1.7 Variant Found in Madera County If you are in need of assistance or are unable to access the website call 311.

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B.1.1.7 Variant Found in Madera County

B.1.1.7 Variant Detected in Madera County. Public is Advised to Continue Taking Preventive Measures and Get Vaccinated MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has been notified by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that a county resident tested positive for the B.1.1.7 variant, also known as the U.K. variant. The individual completed their isolation period and ...

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Tesoro Viejo Wins Two National Awards

Tesoro Viejo wins two national awards in prestigious awards program MADERA, CA – Tesoro Viejo – Madera County’s newest master-planned community – was recently awarded two Silver Awards at The National Sales and Marketing Awards (known as “The Nationals”) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  The community was recognized for Best Master Planned Community of the Year and ...

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